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First Colonels

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Who?  First-generation college students (first to come to college in their family)

What?  EKU is committed to your success as a First Generation college student. The First Colonels LLC team helps students navigate your first year of college and will help you connect to resources on campus. We regularly communicate important dates and programs that are coming up, help you network with various departments on campus, and begin to build a support system.

Where? The First Colonels LLC is located in Telford Hall.

LLC Highlights

  • We do social and academic events. In the past, we have had mixers, snack and chats, and have set up a dinner with faculty and staff who were also First Generation college students.
  • Academic support workshops including time management, study strategies, test anxiety, stress management, and more.
  • Ability to connect with fellow First Generation students and faculty/staff at EKU committed to the success of First Generation students.
  • Residents have the option to connect with mentors from a variety of academic departments and programs at EKU as well as peer mentors.
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